Richard Gwyn, Creative Wales Ambassador, in Mexico

Richard Gwyn on Octavio Paz in his first dispatch from Mexico: 'Octavio Paz, whose Labyrinth of Solitude I encountered when I was 20, and which made a lasting impression, says this: "The European considers Mexico to be a country on the margin of universal history, and everything that is distant from the centre of his society strikes him as strange and impenetrable."'

Read the first of regular postings by Richard Gwyn from Mexico here.

 

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